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" Thus we are led to establish this general proposition: The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the final result, the transfer of... "
Reflections on the Motive Power of Heat and on Machines Fitted to Develop ... - Page 68
by Sadi Carnot, Hippolyte Carnot, William Thomson Baron Kelvin - 1890 - 260 pages
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Physics in the Nineteenth Century

Robert D. Purrington - Science - 1997 - 249 pages
...motive power is possible" (Carnot, "Reflections," in Magie, The Second Law of Thermodynamics, l0). 75. "The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the...
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The Logic of Thermostatistical Physics

Gerard G. Emch, Chuang Liu - Philosophy - 2002 - 703 pages
...transformations, the two models would produce exactly the same quantity of work. Carnot can therefore conclude The motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to develop it; its quantity is determined solely by the temperatures of the bodies between which, in the...
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When Physics Became King

Iwan Rhys Morus - Science - 2009 - 288 pages
...pamphlet was devoted to detailed calculations and illustrations to demonstrate the general principle that "[t]he motive power of heat is independent of the...its quantity is fixed solely by the temperatures of 7Ibid.,7. 9Ibid.,9. 9Ibid., 8. 10Ibid. the bodies between which is effected, finally, the transfer...
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Introduction to Naval Engineering

David A. Blank, Arthur E. Bock - Technology & Engineering - 2005 - 560 pages
...established by analysis of the Carnot cycle is called the Carnot principle, and may be stated as follows: the motive power of heat is independent of the agents employed to realize it, its quantity being fixed solely by E F F I C I E N C Y 0.9 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.2 0.1 0 <.9I.7R 32.0F 500...
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